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Armani to hold runway show in empty theater due to new virus

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 10:25am

In a last-minute change, Giorgio Armani is holding his Milan Fashion Week runway show behind closed doors Sunday due to concerns raised by the coronavirus, and instead stream the event from inside the empty showroom.

Probe finds sexual, physical abuse at school for the deaf

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 10:18am

An investigation has revealed multiple credible allegations of sexual and physical abuse by former faculty and staff spanning decades at a school for deaf children in Connecticut, school officials said Friday.

Debris found in fuel tanks of 70% of inspected 737 Max jets

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 10:04am

Debris has been found in the fuel tanks of 70% of grounded Boeing 737 Max jets that have been inspected by the company, Boeing confirmed on Saturday.

Key Atlantic Coast Pipeline permit heads to Supreme Court

Denise Lavoie, Sarah Rankin and Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 8:23am

When plans for the 605-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline were first unveiled in 2014, supporters of the natural gas project brimmed with enthusiasm and promises.

In Brazil, fear of spreading police protests during Carnival

Diane Jeantet, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 7:41am

A violent police strike in northeastern Brazil has shed light on dissatisfaction among cops elsewhere in the country, with some forces threatening to protest as rowdy Carnival celebrations start.

India, US struggling to bridge trade dispute as Trump visits

Paul Wiseman, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 7:22am

American dairy farmers, distillers and drugmakers have been eager to break into India, the world’s seventh-biggest economy but a tough-to-penetrate colossus of 1.3 billion people.

Buffett says Wall Street advice usually favors more deals

Josh Funk, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 7:15am

Taking advice from Wall Street on deals is a bit like asking “the barber whether you need a haircut,” according to billionaire Warren Buffett.

AP FACT CHECK: Donald Trump and the audacity of hype

Calvin Woodward, Hope Yen and Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 6:33am

In their boisterous presidential debate, several Democrats sold short the health care plans of rivals or glossed over aspects of their own record. In an audacious league of his own, President Donald Trump celebrated the elimination of a tax that still exists and went deep and wide in distorting what he's done in office.

Opioid settlement still elusive as some lawyers criticize it

Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 6:10am

while it lasts — through trial judgments.

TikTok, every teenager's favorite app, just rolled out new parental controls

Kaya Yurieff, CNN Business  |  Posted Feb 21st - 8:11pm

TikTok is giving parents more control over how their teens are using the app. A new feature lets parents manage their kid's activity and time spent on the platform.

The Latest: Sanders defiant about Democratic establishment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 7:44pm

The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local):

San Diego sheriff agrees to share immigration information

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 5:50pm

The San Diego County Sheriff's Department will share records of people who were criminally arrested with immigration authorities, becoming the first local law enforcement agency in five states to comply with unusual demands for information, authorities said Friday.

US lifts Brazilian beef import ban amid quality concerns

David Pitt, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 4:37pm

The federal government has decided to once again allow raw beef products to be imported into the United States from Brazil, a move that has angered some cattlemen and food safety groups who are voicing concerns about the quality of the meat.

Unscripted 'Friends' reunion special to launch with HBO Max

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 4:23pm

WarnerMedia's new streaming service will debut with some extra “Friends.”

Kansas business groups mobilize to stop local plastics bans

John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 3:02pm

Kansas business groups have mobilized to snuff out a budding movement among a few cities to ban single-use plastic bags and straws, frustrating environmentalists who can't get the Republican-controlled Legislature to tackle climate issues.

Greyhound to stop allowing immigration checks on buses

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:59pm

Greyhound, the nation's largest bus company, said Friday it will stop allowing Border Patrol agents without a warrant to board its buses to conduct routine immigration checks.

Fed officials downplay virus even as markets see rate cuts

Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:55pm

When Wall Street expects the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, should that influence the Fed's decisions?

UK's Prince Harry, Meghan, abandon use of SussexRoyal brand

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:51pm

Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, have abandoned plans to use the "SussexRoyal" brand after they step back from royal duties.

NFL player reps won't vote on labor terms approved by owners; union wants more negotiations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:47pm

NFL player reps won't vote on labor terms approved by owners; union wants more negotiations.